Auction 108, Lot 562

"Pas Caart van een Gedeette van de Kusten van Cuncancanara en Malabar met het Noortlykste van de Maldivische Eylanden in de Oostindischezee", Keulen, Johannes van

Subject: India

Period: 1755 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
22.7 x 19.7 inches
57.7 x 50 cm

Fine sea chart of the west coast of India covering from Vengurla to Cochin. Flags representing the various European forts mark their locations along the coastline. The islands and shoals of Lakshadoweep are well detailed. The map is adorned with a decorative title cartouche, scale of miles, compass rose and rhumb lines.

References:

Condition: A+

Printed on heavy weight paper with very wide margins. Fine old coloring.

Estimate: $450 - $550

Sold for: $325

Closed on 9/29/2004

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